Throughout the year, the financial aid office receives announcements from the legal community with scholarship opportunities. Below is the list of the current announcements. For more information on the individual scholarships, feel free to contact the agency directly.
Mark T. Banner Scholarship
This scholarship is part of the Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds. This scholarship is available to law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through the fall semester 2014. For more information, please see the application
Deadline: December 6, 2013
Trusp Young Lawyers Scholarship
The partners at Trusp strongly believe in the importance of a legal education, no matter what type of career individuals enter. Moreover, Trusp is sympathetic to the financial constraints posed by so many law students. They want the law students of America to be able to focus all their attention on their academic studies. Trusp is committed to finding the right attorney to obtain justice for personal injury victims and wrongfully terminated and discriminated against employees. For more information, please see the application (pdf).
Deadline: December 31, 2013
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship
As a memorial to the late Presiding Justice Hollis G. Best, his friends have established a scholarship to encourage and support academic achievement and commitment to service by law students. Each candidate must be a law student who has successfully completed at least one year of law school. Primary considerations are academic achievement and the breadth and depth of the applicant's extracurricular and community activities. Financial need and demonstrated leadership capabilities are also taken into consideration. For more information, please see the application
Deadline: December 31, 2013
Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students
Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship review board based on academic merit, commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law, member of a historically under represented group in IP law, written communication skills, oral communication skills, and leadership qualities. Law students who meet the selection criteria and have entered into a JD Program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States are eligible to apply for the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship. For more information, please see the application
Deadline: January 6, 2014
Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation Scholarship
The Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation (JEF), located in Los Angeles, is pleased to offer four scholarships of $2,000 each. Law school students at any accredited law school are encouraged to apply. Submissions in PDF are encouraged. For more information, please see the application.
Deadline: January 17, 2014
La Raza Lawyers Association – Hon. Mario G. Olmos Memorial Scholarship Application
La Raza Lawyers Association of Fresno has awarded scholarships to deserving law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership ability, involvement in the Latino community, financial need, and ties to California’s Central Valley. Applicants must be presently enrolled in the first, second, third or fourth year of legal study. For more information, please see the application
Award: $1,000 - $3,000
Deadline: January 15, 2014
All School of Law programs are approved for veterans' benefits. Eligible students should contact their regional V.A. office.